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the cbs broadcast center in philadelphia. this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news". hail, hammers texas. there is damage outdoors, and indoors. eyewitnesses say it was a monster hail storm that pounded towns and left a trail of destruction behind. you know, they say everything is big in texas, and the size that far hail is no exception. more on that monster storm ahead. good afternoon, i'm brooke thomas. >> i'm jim donovan. same system that hit texas so hard luckily just brought us
rain that we experienced this morning. it was a splash i start to the day for drivers headed through league and circumstance old here in philadelphia, you can see the rain coming down steadily. let's get a first look at the forecast, with meteorologist, katie fehlinger live on the cbs-3 skydeck, katy? >> jim, thankfully at this point, facing south here on the skydeck at 16th and spring garden streets. but as i look off to the west, i can see the skies beginning to brighten up nicely here. and in fact the sun has actually popped through the western suburb already, so just matter of time before that happens here in philly then little later, down toward the shore towns, but it is all moving out of here from west to east, let's look at storm scan3, and the rain that came through, came through heavily, poor timing obviously for the morning drive. still out there, though, across at least the southeastern portion of our region, southern delaware, southern new jersey, still seeing some pretty decent rain. but again it is starting to clear out, it will continue to do so. now the temperatures have definitely been rain cooled, if you will, here, at best, up ear's in a lot of spot.
once the sun pops, casino of like it did yesterday, see the temperatures rebounds nicely, so we hovered around 06 in the last couple of hours, since dropped off. we do think we'll rebounds back to up at least near 60 if not hit it in most locations like it did this afternoon. that said, phillies are back at home obviously here, and this evening looks as though start off with sunshine, sunset shortly thereafter. but it will stay mostly clear, little breezy, certainly cool in the wake of that front. but, take a look at the temperature trend, in the next couple of days, guys, yep, even by sunday, expecting to hit at least 70 degrees. the question is: does it stay dry for that stretch? i'll have the answer in my full forecast for you, that of course coming up a bit later in the show. for now, jim, brooke, hey dry out on the skydeck. >> for more on dangerous weather across the southwest, clean up underway, hail the size of golf balls, did shocking amount of damage. our omar villafranca is there. >> reporter: punishing
everything in its path. ferocious storm system pounded north texas monday. torrential hail and wind near 70 miles per hour prompted tornado warning and pummeled homes and businesses as more than 10,000 people lost power. >> it is just incredible. i've never been through anything like this before. >> here in while i you can hear the glass shattering. asthmas i have hail stones peers through the windows of this home. no one inside was hurt. emergency services were so overwelmed, people were told to call 911 only if they face add life threatening situation. >> where do i begin? >> parts of tim taylor's home are ripped to shreds. >> so oh, that's more glass falling. >> arkansas, strong winds sent trees crashing into homes. >> when i heard the boom, i ducked, then i looked up, there was a tree in my house. >> bill's story and his wife, barely escaped injury. >> i heard hail, and i said
oh, lord just protect us. i didn't start praying soon enough. >> there were no reports of any major injuries, but the schools here in while i did take a beating. classes recanes he'd today for student so crews can start the repair process. omar villafranca, cbs news. >> locally mercer county teacher facing charges this noon, accused of inapropriate contact with a high school student. twenty-six year old edmond harman charged with three count every endangering of the welfare of child and another with criminal sexual contact. had student with the female, and held on $150,000 bail. calls for concerned neighbors lead to murder investigation in west philadelphia. >> man was found shot multiple times inside a running car. "eyewitness news" reporter jan carabeo explains how close police are to catching his killer. >> it was inside this white
dodge charger that investigators say a 25 year old man sat shot to death possibly for hours before anyone discovered what transpired. the only reason police responded to this west philadelphia block was because of concerned neighbors. >> witnesses along the block saw the vehicle with the engine running and they saw the male sitting in the driver seat, he appeared to either have been sleeping or they thought he was sick. >> nineteenth district police arrived around 2:00 a.m. officers found the car idling, on the 1600 block of north redfield street. the driver side window was down, the man behind the wheel, slumped in his seat. only after officers lifted the man's shirt did they see he was shot at least three times. >> there was some balistic evidence inside of the vehicle, so it appears this victim was sitting in the drivers seat when he was shot and killed. >> the medical call turned into a homicide investigation. after spending hours at the scene, philadelphia police towed the car. police say the victim was known to borough it from a friend.
>> now, detective are returning to the scene today. they say they found businesses here along the 5900 block of lansdowne that had surveillance cameras, and they're hoping those cameras can provide video that can help identify a suspect or suspects. victims identified as 25 year old man who lives on the block, his family and witnesses, process every i can interviewed by police n west philadelphia, jan carabeo, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". >> also well philadelphia, no injuries, but lenny of damage in the early morning fire, broke out first floor of row home 600 block of north 42nd street, about quarter to 3:00 this morning, crews had the fire under control in about 15 minutes. most recently served as virginia deputy secretary of
public safety and homeland security, before that, he was fire chief in alexandria, virginia, in addition, kenny will announce blanch carney as the city prison commissioner. she has been deputy commissioner since january of last year. >> pennsylvania state senators could vote any day now on the state's medical marijuana legislation. backers of the bill say they hope it will be on governor asidessing this week. wolf sports bill, recently amended to eliminate potential glitches and distribution largest innings, if passed the bill would allow people with 30 medical conditions to buy marijuana from a dispensary. >> judge has ruled the state of new jersey can seize ocean front land for protective do you know projects in margate. state's department of environmental protection trying to get strips of privately and city owned lands to build dunes to limit flooding and storm damage. margate says its wooden
bulkhead is sufficient, and suing the state to block the project. meanwhile, turning to campaign 2016, hillary clinton is leading by double digits in new york, ahead of next week's primary. on the republican side, donald trump also leads in his home state, league his rivals to look ahead to california and possibly contested convention. correspondent hena daniels explains how voters really feel about the campaign so far. >> tv rides, and -- >> hillary clinton -- >> pay gap, that cost women and their families and our economy so much money every single year. >> polls show her with double digit lead in her adopted home state over new york native bernie sanders. >> if there is a large voter turn out a week from today here in new york state we'll win here, as well. >> new pole shows most americans aren't excited about
any of the candidates in either party. the ap pole shows majority of americans believe none of the candidates reps their opinions. in new york trump is way ahead,. >> the rig discusting dirty system. >> ted cruz captured all 34 delegates in colorado over the weekend six a thousand people voted in the state of colorado, they just didn't vote for you. >> cruz is in california hoping to win there in june, keep trump from sewing up the nomination before the convention. ohio governor, john kasich, told cbs this morning, a contested convention is good for the party. >> casing only won one primary, his home state of ohio. hena daniels, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". >> coming up on cbs-3
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>> back on "eyewitness news", making peace for music. that's the goal as these student drummers from israel. the peace drums steel band performed at philadelphia city hall this morning. the bands is made up of 12 to 15 year old israeli student, of christian, muslim and jewish faith. it all shows that music can help bring people together despite their differences. the children's hospital of philadelphia got a $5 million gift from the wawa foundation. in recognition of the generous donation, chop is renaming its existing volunteer program, brand new volunteer center after wawa. future plans for the gift will help increase volunteer programs at chop care network locations around the region. money will go toward wawa coffee and care cards, room service program for parents, of hospitalized children. this is great story. a virginia goat cheese farmer is looking for a few good men, women, and children, to
fulfill a very important job. >> chip read shows us why the farmers facebook ad went viral, and why baby goats need to be cuddled. >> at the car a mount goat cheese farm in southern virginia this is the time of year when baby goats run wild. and the hands full of employees are run ragged. about 100 goats were born here in less than two weeks. desperate for help, owner gale hobbs page advertised for volunteer baby goat kid letters. wasn't expecting much. >> so far, they've had over 2,000 responses from all ages. one of ashley's daughters found a match made in goat heaven. >> what's your goat's name? >> stella. >> and what's your name? >> stella. >> oh, that's special. >> volunteers are calling from as far away as california and australia. >> are you surprised by the response. >> yes and a little -- we're
das recalled and sometimes dazed by it. >> she says there is a purpose to cuddling baby goats. >> when they become milkers for the cheese operation, then they're easier to handle. if you just, you know, if we didn't do this, on some level, you couldn't get your hands on them. they would just run away. >> chip reid cbs news, virginia. well still ahead on "eyewitness news", working hard and doing good work. a lesson in giving for these young children. we'll tell you why this group is being called helpful heroes, katie? >> and brooke, we are certainly seeing skies clear out nicely in the wake of the cold front that brought the rain earlier on today. but in the wake that far cold front comes cold air. so, freeze watch for some of you, we'll tell how will sit in that watch coming up.
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>> welcome back, big honor for ocean city new jersey this noon. the shore town with the slogan america's greatest family resort has now been named best beach in america. that's according to travel and lifestyle magazine coastal living. in the march madness bracket competition, ocean city garner more than $100,000 votes. it beat out huntingdon beach, california for the title. good for ocean sit. >> i yes. wouldn't want to be at the beach this morning. >> yes, still not looking all that hot out there. actually live picture that i will show you at the shore. it is getting better inland, the sun will return for everyone if it hasn't yet. so bear with me. >> okay. >> and i actually promised you really nice weather news.
poor brooke, you've been here for couple of weeks now. >> april is playing tricks on me, katie. >> i know, it's been a wacky start to the month, i promise you quieter weather down the road. stay with me. right outside, show you what's going on. the shotty promised you of the beach, yes, not pretty beach day. haven't seen one soul walking up and down outside beach patrol headquarters in margate city but by comparison we go to different shot, outside of the neighborhood network. cut town, couple of counties inland, hundred miles or so inland, looking much nicer. puffy clouds, blue skies popping through, obviously, the sun coming down, still see the shadow left behind by the shadows that move right before your very eyes, as the clouds pull away. that is what the rest of will you start to see if you haven't yet. here, looking at storm scan3, watching the system pull away, there is still wet weather to track, obviously, but it is most notably now to the southern most counties out toward the shore towns, few left over blips on the radar through camden, gloucester counties as well, but again things are drying out as we
speak, and i didn't need the umbrella out on the cbs-3 skydeck. definitely good news, wide zoom shows the whole system making full retreat. once it does, take a look, nothing to see here, folks, off in the distance, high pressure will settle in. it will be here a while. now, because we see that colder air coming in in the wake of the cold front tonight, i mention the freeze watch, does not include the i95 corridor and the immediate vicinity, it is so essentially not the hush and corridor, all of the outlying suburbs, lehigh valley, upper bucks, then all of south and interior portions of new jersey, so, that's where do you want to be, you know, protective of any of the sensitive vegetation, if you plan to put it back out again. warm thought for you, somer town, gotten into spring, only 82 days away, from july 4th, i know, seems so far away. but i know, i know, it will be here, though, i promise you looking ahead to nice pattern as soon as this front completely clears. take a look, there goes the front, see you later, high pressure builds, in and it
settles in. it will pay nice long visit. so yes, little cooler tomorrow, because you're still dealing with the cooler air mass in the wake of the front, but then we start to rebound from here, low 60s thursday, mid 60s friday. and actually into the upper 60s come saturday. and it actually looks as though it will keep getting milder at that point. yep, chilly tonight. probably want to grab the winter coat on way out the door tomorrow. but at least it is dry. you don't need the rain gear, and this seven day forecast, frankly, the most quiet one i've seen in a while. take a look, after the rain is out of here now that it is we will definitely see the rain return, look at the warming trend that comes into play here. every day, i mean, not an extreme kind of warming trends, but every day you tack on couple of extra degrees, to the point that we hit sunday, and we're cracking the 07 degrees mark with no problem, and monday might even be flirting with 80. >> wow. >> i see that smirk, jim! >> so only getting better from here, guys. >> thanks, katie, appreciate that. >> we'll take it. >> all right, okay, you guys want to hear about another world record that's been
toppled? >> that's not the only thing that is toppling in this record. these are human dominoes, using mattresses to cushion their fall. >> oh, my gosh. >> atlanta airplanes chain signed up 1200 people to pretend they were dominoes, and tip them over in a huge atlanta area warehouse. the human dominoes took 14 minutes to set the new record. i would like to know number one who comes one these things? and how do you recruit 1200 people to do this? >> i changed my minds, we talked about earlier, no, absolutely wouldn't do it. i'm in. >> i'll only do it if i'm the very first person to fall back. i don't want anyone falling on me. >> ya? different. >> we can do it together. >> sounds fair. jim can be in the back. >> difference and original. we'll be right
>> coming up later today on "eyewitness news" at 5:00 acne can be embarrassing and annoying, now there may and deadly disease associated with the skin condition. health reporter stephanie stahl tells us how to know if you're at an increased risk, and what to ask your doctor. that's today at 5:00. meanwhile, the children of the present seconds school in center city are giving back this noon to children just like themselves. >> student friends pre k through fought grade are donating books to children's hospital's reach out and read program. children's hospital is opening a primary care center, at the health and literacy center in south philadelphia. later this spring. the young people's helpful heroes group collected 1200 books, for all ages, what a job well done, right? >> 1200 books, amazing. >> well done, guys, that's awesome. fantastic. >> awe so awesome the word we are looking for the rest of the day. >> well, the rest of the day,
yes, exactly, only going to get better from here. the worse is behind us, my friends. >> you like giving good news. >> i do. is it obvious? i feel like all i've had is bad news to give you lately. let me show you the seven day, every day just gets nicer and nicer and nicer from you are a fan of warmth, why wouldn't you be? very comfortable, by the time we hit the weekends, 72 degrees sunday, sunshine. we've got again a slot to flirt with 80 degrees, as we jump into the next week. soap, nice spring sunny forecast for brooke. she deserves it, after all, her hard work. >> i'm looking forward to it, too. >> and jim likes it, too. that's "eyewitness news" at noon, everyone, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm brooke thomas. for katie and all of us here thanks for watching. >> "eyewitness news" continues at 5:00. we're always on line at cbsphilly.com. the young and the restless is next. >> i just mean because she's new! >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪
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